Jack Lowe Jr.


1: It was the late 1980’s. Times were tough in Texas. The price of oil had fallen more than 50 percent. Banks were failing. The economy was in a tailspin. Oilman and former Texas Governor John Connolly wept on national news as his possessions were auctioned off to pay debtors. Dallas-based TD Industries was also struggling. The firm specialized in installing large-scale commercial and industrial HVAC and plumbing systems. Their challenge? As the Texas economy…